Viridicatin

Viridicatin

$195.00 - 1 mg

$683.00 - 5 mg

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Synonyms
2,3-dihydroxy-4-phenylquinoline
CAS #
129-24-8
Molecular Formula
C15H11NO2
Molecular Weight
237.3
Purity
>95% by HPLC
Long Term Storage
-20°C
Solubility
Soluble in DMF or DMSO. Moderately soluble in methanol or ethanol. Poor water solubility.
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Application Notes

Viridicatin is a fungal metabolite produced by several species of Penicillium and formed by the rearrangement of the benzodiazepine, cyclopenin. Viridicatin exhibits potent selective activity against Mycobacterium tuberculosis, but is inactive against most other bacteria.

References

  • The isolation and some chemical properties of viridicatin, a metabolic product of Penicillium viridicatum, Westling, Cunningham K.G. and Freeman G.G. Biochem J. 1953, 53_328.
  • Studies in the biochemistry of microorganisms. 93. Cyclopenin, a nitrogen-containing metabolic product of Penicillium cyclopium Westling. Bracken A. et al., Biochem J. 1954, 57, 587.

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